Effects of roughage and protein levels on performance of finishing steers and heifers

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dc.contributor.author Harrison, K.F.
dc.contributor.author Riley, Jack G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:47:05Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:47:05Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7962
dc.description.abstract A 142-day trial used 36 Angus steers and 63 mixed-breed heifers to study the effects of roughage and protein levels in beef cattle finishing rations. Results from a 13% crude protein ration the first 70 days or a ration with supplemental protein removed the final 30 days did not differ significantly from results with an 11% crude protein ration. Rations containing 10.0, 17.5 or 25.0% roughage (dry matter basis) made no significant difference in performances by steers or heifers. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1974 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 210 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Roughage en_US
dc.subject Protein en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Steers en_US
dc.subject Heifers en_US
dc.title Effects of roughage and protein levels on performance of finishing steers and heifers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1974 en_US
dc.citation.epage 14 en_US
dc.citation.spage 9 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1974, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 1, 1974 en_US

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